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Bujtina e Gjelit

Rr Don Bosco, Tirana 001, Albania
#10 of 69 hotels in Tirana
16 Reviews 5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, traditional hotel on a central and bustling road in Tirana - yet set back from road so quiet and safe. An oasis of calm - even ducks and geese in the pond at the front. 20 min walk from the main square. Amazing restaurant (if pricey compared to some). Lovely little pool, with all rooms around the pool/courtyard. Great... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is an amazing Hotel- not luxurius-a converted chicken farm,looking so different.... The owners proudly grow their own vegetable while the meat prepared on an open fire place over charcoal is simply amazing.We had the best tasting bisteca Fiorentina,a freshly made spinach pie and an amazing bottle of red Riserva wine by Kallmet. This dinner at 25 euros per person... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

Whenever Im in Tirana, I'm at Gjeli's (The Roosters Inn), it is simply amazing - very nice staff, great mixture of luxury and traditional albanian style and the food,... ah the food... Best best best...

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I spend a lot of time in Albania for both business and pleasure, I only wish I would have found this hotel on my first trip. Bujtina e Gjelit is the perfect mix if you are looking at balancing luxury with a splash of Albanian tradition and culture. This is a family hotel built by hand with every little detail... More

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Oulu, Finland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Stayed here for the last days of my 14-day Albanian tour and this was definitively the most compliant to western Europe standards. The hotel itself is a charming Ottoman style house with a high quality restaurant and swimming pool. The Rr Don Bosco is a lively small street with lots of shops and small markets, cafes and fast food. The... More

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Fredrikstad, Norway
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We had a wonderful trip to Tirana. The hotel was attentive and very friendly. Great atmosphere, great food, great help Can find security recommend this hotel to others. Yours is one of the "crazy" Norwegian supporters

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Gjeli, Manager at Bujtina e Gjelit, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice time we spent together and the awesome review.We are looking forward to see you "crazy norvegians" again!Best wishes,have a wonderful time! More

Reno, Nevada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

A great hotel. I stayed here for a weekend with wife and friends. Been visiting Tirana very often and know it's noise, but at Bujtina e Gjelit you don't have the feeling you are in Tirana, it's more like you are somewhere in Theth or Valbona, it is so quite and relaxing. The staff was very lovely, very nice and... More

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Austin, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This is a fantastic hotel. I stayed here for about a week, the staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is relaxing despite being in the middle of the city. The food was one of the best parts of the stay. There is always something delicious available and everything is made in house. They even have gardens across the... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

Defintly the best. Very friendly staff very familiar atmosfere. Clean and in good location. We engoyed the stay there. Free internet wireles. The pool very clean and gives an freshnes in these warm days.

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Queens, New York, United States
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This hotel-restaurant was amazing. The staff were very kind, helpful and spoke English. The pool in the central courtyard was perfect in the heat of the afternoon. The rooms were modern, clean and tasteful. The food was out of this world good. Fresh, organic and full of flavor. They have secure off street parking, are only 10 minutes by taxi... More

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Address: Rr Don Bosco, Tirana 001, Albania
Location: Albania > Tirana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Bujtina e Gjelit, envisioned and constructed in 1994 by a family with strong connections to the Albanian art and traditional values. Shingled roof, iron, stone and wood works in fine details created in an artisanal manner by the Albanian masters. Folkloric suits and traditional home interiors make all even more special. For many years, we have tried to faithfully transmit to our costumers, the architectonic and culinary values of the Albanian and Balkan tradition.Gjeli restaurant (outdoors/indoors)Taste the Albanian cuisine. Rotisserie piglet, Oven lamb, ember cooked sausage, traditional baked pie, are some of our chef’s original specialties. Our traditional way of cooking by the oven brick and the warm familiar feel would not escape your senses. We follow rigorously our guests’ needs and tastes, always trying to outdo ourselves on perfection and quality of serving. Gjeli hotelA characteristic construction with shingled roofs on stonewalls, balconies and wooden stairs, narrow corridors and room interiors designed by perfectly combining the old with the modern, take you on a journey of hundreds of years back in time. It includes a total of 18 rooms and 1 residential suite. The rooms include: Satellite TV, Wireless Internet, private bathroom, minibar, blow-dryer, alarm system and, of course, room service.Conference room with a capacity of 80 people offers Audio/Video system and Internet service.Outdoors pool (free for our clients)Parking (free for our clients)Gjeli Farm:Gjeli’s Farm is located near the Dajt Mountain, 24km from the city of Tirana. The farm is built near a small lake, in the middle of wilderness and clean air. It provides ideal conditions for planting and cultivation of all our produce we use in our restaurant. Everything on your plate is biological/organic, without any artificial compounds. Seasonal activities, such as hiking, barbeque, fruit picking, are organized accordingly.Hotel Restaurant Bujtina e Gjelit is located between the Airport “Nene Tereza” and the city center, 15mins from the airport and 5mins from the city center. ... more   less 
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